Elizabeth I (2005)

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Miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.

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 Elizabeth I (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Earl of Essex (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Robert Cecil (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Sir Francis Walsingham (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Lord Burghley (2 episodes, 2005)
Toby Salaman ...
 Dr Lopez (2 episodes, 2005)
Ann Firbank ...
 Lady Anne (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Earl of Leicester / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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 King James VI (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Mary Queen of Scots (2 episodes, 2005)
Will Keen ...
 Francis Bacon (2 episodes, 2005)
Jérémie Covillault ...
 Duke of Anjou (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Southampton (2 episodes, 2005)
Erick Deshors ...
 Jean de Simier (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Sir Walter Raleigh (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Frances Walsingham (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Gifford (2 episodes, 2005)
Diana Kent ...
 Lady Essex (2 episodes, 2005)
Malcolm Terris ...
 Chaplain (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Judge (2 episodes, 2005)
Geoffrey Streatfeild ...
 Sir Anthony Babington (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Jesuit Priest / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Stubbs (2 episodes, 2005)
Anna Steel ...
 Lady in Waiting / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Sir Francis Drake (2 episodes, 2005)
Ramunas Rudokas ...
 Thomas Burghley (2 episodes, 2005)
Martin Marquez ...
 Don Bernadino de Mendoza (2 episodes, 2005)
Charles Millham ...
 Priest (2 episodes, 2005)
Mykolas Dorofejus ...
 Davison (2 episodes, 2005)
Geoffrey T. Bersey ...
 Hatton (2 episodes, 2005)
Rimantas Magdzevicius ...
 Howard of Effingham (2 episodes, 2005)
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Miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.

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Elisabet I  »

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Tom Hooper:  appears as a servant offering the Earl of Leicester food while he and the Queen dine in a tent before the battle. See more »

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Elizabeth uses a fork when having dinner with Leicester before the battle against Spain but the fork was not introduced to England until the early 17th century when James I was on the throne. See more »

Quotes

[talking about Sir Francis Bacon]
Queen Elizabeth I: Bacon, people who compliment me on my breasts, even in Latin, run the risk of being thought impertinent.
[to Essex]
Queen Elizabeth I: We understand he's fond of the company of pretty youths. No wonder he's the Member for *Middlesex*!
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Referenced in The Starter Wife: The Forty-Year-Old Virgin Queen (2008) See more »

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The Humanity Of The Icon
3 May 2006 | by (Rome, Italy) – See all my reviews

I'm so brainwashed about Elizabeth I, Bette Davis, Judi Dench, Glenda Jackson, Flora Robson that it was startling at first to get to know the woman behind the icon. Helen Mirren is beyond superb, she is a miracle worker. Meryl Streep called her "an acting God" and she wasn't kidding. I'm not going to go into the story, we all know it, more or less, but I can assure you we've never seen it quite like this. Her imposing presence doesn't cancel her humanity, her rages, her pain, her longing her capacity for love and compassion with the fierce awareness that she is the queen and not just any old queen but Elizabeth I Queen of England. A total absorbing delight from beginning to end. Long Live Helen Mirren!


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